Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Cucumber skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cucumber over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 153 147
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6 +41
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 80 67 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.39% 1.27% 1.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.37% 6.09% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 36 38 29
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £35,250 £31,925 £31,850
90th Percentile £68,750 £56,250 £67,350
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Cucumber is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,256 1,101 1,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.86% 20.90% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 791 608 605
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,250 £29,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £60,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Scotland

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cucumber in Scotland.

Salary trend for Cucumber in Scotland

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Scotland

Cucumber
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -5 55 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Edinburgh -7 25 £43,125 +1.47% 8
Cucumber
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 58 (72.50%) Java
2 54 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (65.00%) Selenium
4 48 (60.00%) Test Automation
5 43 (53.75%) SQL
6 41 (51.25%) TDD
7 32 (40.00%) Python
7 32 (40.00%) Spring
8 31 (38.75%) JavaScript
9 28 (35.00%) BDD
10 26 (32.50%) Hibernate
11 25 (31.25%) HTML
11 25 (31.25%) Jenkins
12 24 (30.00%) MongoDB
12 24 (30.00%) NoSQL
12 24 (30.00%) JUnit
13 23 (28.75%) HTML5
14 22 (27.50%) Ruby
15 20 (25.00%) Finance
16 19 (23.75%) FitNesse
17 18 (22.50%) JIRA
17 18 (22.50%) C#
17 18 (22.50%) Docker
18 17 (21.25%) Bash Shell
18 17 (21.25%) Multithreading
18 17 (21.25%) Web Services
18 17 (21.25%) Tomcat
18 17 (21.25%) Scrum
19 16 (20.00%) Software Engineering
19 16 (20.00%) Puppet

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (21.25%) Tomcat
2 15 (18.75%) JBoss
2 15 (18.75%) Jetty
3 12 (15.00%) Confluence
3 12 (15.00%) WebLogic
4 10 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.50%) IIS
6 1 (1.25%) Apache
6 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.25%) nginx
6 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.25%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.75%) Slack
4 1 (1.25%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (1.25%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) AMQP
2 2 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.00%) MongoDB
1 24 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 13 (16.25%) Couchbase
2 13 (16.25%) Hadoop
2 13 (16.25%) Redis
3 12 (15.00%) Riak
3 12 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (10.00%) DB2
5 5 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.75%) MySQL
6 3 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.75%) SQLite
7 1 (1.25%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 52 (65.00%) Selenium
2 25 (31.25%) Jenkins
3 24 (30.00%) JUnit
4 19 (23.75%) FitNesse
5 18 (22.50%) JIRA
6 16 (20.00%) SpecFlow
7 14 (17.50%) TeamCity
8 13 (16.25%) JBehave
9 12 (15.00%) Git (software)
9 12 (15.00%) Vagrant
10 11 (13.75%) JMeter
11 10 (12.50%) Maven
12 8 (10.00%) Appium
12 8 (10.00%) Gatling
13 6 (7.50%) Calabash
14 5 (6.25%) HP UFT
14 5 (6.25%) Jasmine
14 5 (6.25%) webpack
15 4 (5.00%) Spock
15 4 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 20 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Law
5 1 (1.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (41.25%) Developer
2 21 (26.25%) Java Developer
3 13 (16.25%) Analyst
4 12 (15.00%) Test Analyst
5 11 (13.75%) Automation Tester
5 11 (13.75%) Java Engineer
5 11 (13.75%) Tester
6 9 (11.25%) .NET Developer
6 9 (11.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (11.25%) C# Developer
6 9 (11.25%) Test Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Consultant
9 4 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Java Consultant
9 4 (5.00%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (40.00%) Spring
2 26 (32.50%) Hibernate
3 25 (31.25%) HTML
4 23 (28.75%) HTML5
5 17 (21.25%) Web Services
6 16 (20.00%) Gherkin
7 13 (16.25%) AngularJS
8 12 (15.00%) REST
9 9 (11.25%) .NET
9 9 (11.25%) CSS
9 9 (11.25%) Node.js
10 7 (8.75%) RESTful
10 7 (8.75%) Spring Boot
11 6 (7.50%) Java EE
11 6 (7.50%) LINQ
11 6 (7.50%) SOAP
11 6 (7.50%) WCF
11 6 (7.50%) XML
12 5 (6.25%) jQuery
12 5 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.00%) User Experience
3 2 (2.50%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.50%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.50%) Linux
2 8 (10.00%) Unix
3 5 (6.25%) Windows
4 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 41 (51.25%) TDD
4 28 (35.00%) BDD
5 17 (21.25%) Multithreading
5 17 (21.25%) Scrum
6 16 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 15 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (18.75%) Deployment Automation
8 11 (13.75%) Integration Testing
8 11 (13.75%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (13.75%) Software Testing
8 11 (13.75%) System Testing
9 10 (12.50%) SDET
9 10 (12.50%) SDLC
10 8 (10.00%) Kanban
10 8 (10.00%) OO
10 8 (10.00%) OOP
10 8 (10.00%) Test Scripting
10 8 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (72.50%) Java
2 43 (53.75%) SQL
3 32 (40.00%) Python
4 31 (38.75%) JavaScript
5 22 (27.50%) Ruby
6 18 (22.50%) C#
7 17 (21.25%) Bash Shell
8 14 (17.50%) Java 8
9 3 (3.75%) ES6
10 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.25%) Clojure
11 1 (1.25%) Erlang
11 1 (1.25%) F#
11 1 (1.25%) Groovy
11 1 (1.25%) Haskell
11 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.25%) Scala
11 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Degree
2 7 (8.75%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.50%) A+ Certification
3 2 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.25%) ISEB
4 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.50%) QA
System Software
1 18 (22.50%) Docker
2 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (20.00%) Puppet
2 15 (18.75%) Ansible
3 12 (15.00%) Cobbler
4 2 (2.50%) Rancher
5 1 (1.25%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.25%) logstash
Vendors
1 10 (12.50%) Atlassian
2 8 (10.00%) Sybase
3 6 (7.50%) IBM
4 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.00%) Oracle
5 4 (5.00%) TIBCO
5 4 (5.00%) VMware
6 3 (3.75%) Informatica
7 2 (2.50%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.25%) Splunk